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Issues in global aging

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people,
  • Aging,
  • Older people -- Religious life

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSocial thought.
    StatementFrederick L. Ahearn, Jr., editor.
    ContributionsAhearn, Frederick L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .I88 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 165 p. ;
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3551940M
    ISBN 100789014394, 0789014408
    LC Control Number2002001476
    OCLC/WorldCa49031803

      Global Aging Issues and Policies: Understanding the Importance of Comprehending and Studying the Aging Process, edited by Yushi (Boni) Li offers interesting discussions on various topics in global aging. However, the organization of the book is a bit challenging for use as a textbook. Book Description HTML This report looks at global trends in aging and health, with an emphasis on trends in aging, disability, and family structure and what they may indicate for the future.

    Fortunately, recent studies suggest that healthy ("successful") aging is achievable, with sound planning for old age. Illnesses like diabetes, congestive heart failure, and some forms of dementia can be delayed or even prevented. Even loss of muscle strength with aging is partly preventable. Challenges of Aging on U.S. Families discusses: the economics of aging the implications of aging economics and emotional stress on the future of families the coming labor shortage of caregivers family-based intervention in residential long-term care shifting relationships between parents and their children caregivers self-esteem issues.

    Global Aging: Emerging Challenges 3 I. ITRN oDucTIoN For most of human history, reaching old age was an exception. Scholars estimate that global life expectancy up until the midth century was only The CSIS Global Aging Initiative explores the long-term economic, social, and geopolitical implications of demographic trends in the United States and around the world. The Global Aging Initiative (GAI) explores the long-term economic, social, and geopolitical implications of demographic change, and especially population aging, in the United States and around the world.


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Issues in Global Aging addresses the implications of the rapid growth in elderly populations in both the Third World and industrialized nations including the US, Israel, Pakistan, and the UK.

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The reader will gain insights about why global elderly issues are critical, and how the lives of elderly have been impacted and influenced by different policies, societies, and cultures in which they live.

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Issues in Global Aging. In many countries of the world the progress of solving global ageing issues has become slower or somehow impossible due to the – global financial crises. Recent study shows that the global economic crisis has exacerbated the financial pressure in every country to ensure both the economic security and the access to health care in old.

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The larger population of people above 60 will affect the economies, labor markets, and health and social care. Works. Bythe global population of people older than 60 is expected to jump to two billion. In the United States, the number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to double from roughly Aging also brings new challenges for the world to address in two sensitive areas, the politicization of religion and the management of international security.

Governments and global institutions will have to take greater responsibilities to ensure that public policy responses are appropriate and measured. By sharing these regions’ and nations’ elderly issues and their particular solutions to the challenges, it provides readers with global views on current aging processes, policies, and strategies.

The book effectively helps readers understand that the increase of the elderly population is a major development of the 21st century. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Issues in global aging.

New York: Haworth Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource. A Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) report, The Global Aging Preparedness (GAP) Index, provides a comprehensive assessment of 20 countries’ preparedness to deal with global aging issues within their countries.

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and Lenard Kaye examine “what's next” after middle age, and offer a man's perspective on healthy aging.To begin addressing these issues, the General Assembly convened the first World Assembly on Ageing inwhich produced a point “Vienna International Plan of Action on Ageing.” It called.

Global ageing, in developed and developing countries alike, will dramatically alter the way that societies and economies work. The issues include how individuals find fulfilment, at what age they retire, and their quality of life once they do retire; how governments devise social contracts to provide financial security; how the older and younger generations interact as they divide up the.